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Trailhead GPS Coordinates:  35.748360, -82.333802  (Balsam Gap Trailhead)

Trailhead GPS Coordinates:  35.726116, -82.283433  (N.C. Highway 128 MST Crossing)


Section Length:  5.0 miles                

Difficulty:  HARD  (Petzoldt Rating:  8.00 )

Min. Elevation:  5,317'  (Balsam Gap/Walker Knob Overlook)                 

Max. Elevation:  6,320'  (Blackstock Knob)

Total Vertical Gain:  1,500'  (eastbound)           

Avg. Elevation Gain / Mile:  300'  (eastbound)


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